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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2018, Vol. 45 Issue (1): 88-92    DOI: 10.12891/ceog3766.2018
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Women's involvement with the decision of caesarean section and their degree of satisfaction
S. Aslam1, D. Al-Jaroudi2, *()
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gyanecology, Sulaiman Al Habib Olya, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Reproductive Endocrine and Infertility Medicine Department, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Abstract  
Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the degree to which women contribute to the decision for caesarean section and their satisfaction with the procedure and decision. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional survey has been performed in an obstetric tertiary referral centre of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A consecutive sample of women was considered for this research that were recently having caesarean section. The women having an age of at least 18 years were eligible to be included in the sample of research. Results: Women who had a caesarean section were well informed before they underwent this surgery. In general, women were satisfied with the decision of caesarean section and felt comfortable with their hospital stay. Conclusion: It has been concluded that the women were satisfied with the process of caesarean section and hospital stay.
Key words:  Caesarean section      Decision making      Women involvement      Cross-sectional survey     
Published:  10 February 2018     
*Corresponding Author(s):  D. AL-JAROUDI     E-mail:  daljaroudi@kfmc.med.sa

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S. Aslam, D. Al-Jaroudi. Women's involvement with the decision of caesarean section and their degree of satisfaction. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2018, 45(1): 88-92.

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